Category Archives: Sewing

BOOK GIVEAWAY WINNER FOR SEPTEMBER

You might be forgiven for wondering where on earth I have been? Yes, I have been very quiet during the last 2 months due to illness, a super hectic business travel schedule as well as a vacation to South Africa. I sure missed … Continue reading

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SERIES ON JANOME FEET PART 9: CONCEALED ZIPPER FOOT

Today’s bite of sewing goodness comes in the form of a little lesson on what some of us consider the scary side of sewing life… Zipper insertion! No running and hiding.  Give it a go.  You just might earn an … Continue reading

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THE CALGARY SHOW IS NEXT WEEK …..SEE YOU THERE!!

THE CALGARY SEWING SHOW : THE CREATIVE STITCHES AND CRAFTING ALIVE SHOW WILL BE HELD NEXT WEEK. PLEASE NOTE THAT IT WILL NOT BE HELD AT THE STAMPEDE SHOW GROUNDS……THE VENUE HAS MOVED TO SPRUCE MEADOWS, SOUTH OF CALGARY. We … Continue reading

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APPLES & QUILTS PART 4

Our 4th & final part in the THURSDAY APPLES & QUILTS is another fruity fabric table topper……yes, yes, I know… I was determined to make a dent in my stash! We are giving you both Part 3 & Part 4 … Continue reading

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APPLES & QUILTS PART 2

Here we go again with another Apple Quilt project idea. You will recognize more of that fruit fabric I went crazy buying up a few years back   (yes, what was I thinking as there are only so many kitchen table … Continue reading

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AN-APPLE-A-DAY-WITH-JANOME : NEW STITCH COMPOSER STITCH……..AN APPLE!

You guessed right! We could not do an apple-a-day-with-Janome without also creating a brand new APPLE decorative stitch in STITCH COMPOSER. The following Janome & Elna machine models come with the ability to make as many new 9mm stitches as … Continue reading

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APPLES AND QUILTS PART 1

Today we feature Part 1  of our APPLES & QUILTS ON THURSDAYS. Well, we kind of already showed you an apple quilt on Monday when we kicked off with  our APPLE-A-DAY-WITH-JANOME …… call that a bonus opening special! Did you … Continue reading

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A is for APPLE: Part One

Welcome to DAY 2 of An Apple a Day from Janome and happy Sewing Month! Today our special guest is Trina Gallop of Will Cook for Shoes.Trina offers all sorts of daily living goodness on her blog – from the … Continue reading

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PINS ARE ONE OF OUR SEWING STAPLES

Us sewers all use pins almost every single time we sew so even though we don’t talk much about them, they are VERY IMPORTANT. I thought it might be good to have a post focusing just on pins. The lovely … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW AND YOU COULD WIN A COPY OF THIS BOOK!!

YES….THIS BOOK COULD BE YOURS…..read on We have a number of different books to give away over the coming months.  The give-away this month (August 2014) is one copy of the book reviewed in this blog post. All you need … Continue reading

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